CMS Expanding Number of ICD-9 Codes Processed

on Wednesday, 24 March 2010. All News Items

On March 5, 2010, CMS released Transmittal 6180 which announced that effective January 1, 2011 CMS is expanding the number of ICD-9 diagnosis and procedure codes it will accept and process on institutional claims.

The expansion will allow:

  • Additional ICD-9 other (secondary) diagnosis codes (from 8 codes to 24 codes) as well as additional associated present on admission (POA) codes; and
  • Additional ICD-9 other (secondary) procedure codes (from 5 codes to 24 codes).

Please review MLN Matters Article MM6851 for more information.

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